Tuesday, March 23, 2010

George Pemberton in court in Virginia

In the Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia, we read this on or about 20 October 1732:
"Ambrose Joshua Smith having petitioned for a Grant of 400 Acres of Land lying on the north side of Newford River & joyning to the Lands of Capt. Crawford & Benja Saunders Survey'd in the Year 1727 for George Pemberton who hath neglected to Sue out a Patent for the same It is ordered that the sd Pemberton be sumoned to attend this Board at the next Court of Oyer & Terminer to answer the said Petition."

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